No idealisme, no system or pattern of any kind, can help us to unravel the deep workings of the mind; on the contrary, any formulation or conclusion will hinder their discovery. The pursuit of what should be, the attachments to principles, to ideals, the estblishment of a goal all this leads to many illusions. If we are to know ourselves, there must be a certain spontaneity, a freedom to observe, and this is not possible when the mind is enclosed in the superficial; in idealistic and materialistic values.


Education and the significance of life, blz. 64, r.27